A fungus is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds as they are more common in mushrooms. Black fungus food occur when your food contaminated.
In humans, fungal infections occur when an invading fungus takes over an area of the body and is too much for the immune system to handle. Fungal can live in the air, soil, water and plants. There are also some fungi that live naturally in the human body. EXAMPLES OF FUNGI Rusts, yeasts, mold, stinkhorns, truffles and mushrooms.
HOW HUMANS GET FUNGUS
Fungi reproduce by releasing spores that can be picked up by direct contact or even inhaled. That’s the reason why fungal infections are most likely to affect ones skin, nails or even lungs. Fungi can also penetrate your skin, affect the organs and causes a wide systematic infection.
COMMON FUNGAL DISEASE
- RING WORM: A common fungal skin infection that often looks like a circular rash.
- Candida infection: of the mouth, throat and the esophagus caused by the yeast also known as thrush. Other fungal diseases that affect people with weak immune system include….
- Candidiasis: This normally lives inside the body and on the skin without causing any problems, but can cause infections if it grows out of control or if it enters deep into the body.
- Mucormycosis: Is a fungal infection caused by a group of microorganisms belonging to the phylum Glomeromycota.
- Aspergillosis: It is an infection caused by aspergillus, a common mold that lives indoors and outdoors.
- Cryptococcus Neoformans Infection: This can easily infect the brain, causing meningitis and is more likely to affect people with HIV/AIDS. Fungal eye Infections: It is a rare infections that can develop after an eye injury or after eye surgery.
- VAGINAL CANDIDASIS: caused by the yeast candida, also called vaginal yeast infection.
- FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION: They are common in the fingernails or toenails.
DO’S AND DON’TS OF FUNGAL DISEASE